Durban, South Africa
Durban, South Africa Newswire

Durban, South Africa Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Durban, South Africa.

Results 1 - 20 of 3,566 in Durban, South Africa

  1. KZN park chief, wife hurt by buffaloRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Iol.co.za

    Andrew Zaloumis, the chief executive of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park in KwaZulu-Natal, was flown to hospital with his wife, Tracy, on Thursday after they were bowled over by a buffalo, while escorting journalists on a tour of the World Heritage Site. It is understood that the park chief stood his ground in the path of the charging buffalo to ensure his wife and the rest of the group were able to reach safety.

    Comment?

  2. The last-chance Super 15 saloonRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian

    The axe will fall on several teams in Super Rugby this weekend, although the Hurricanes could wrap up top spot on the log in record-breaking time. The 'Canes travel to play the Crusaders at Trafalgar Park in Nelson and defeat for the home side would end their chances of reaching the play-offs.

    Comment?

  3. Andre Fletcher arrested in Dominica - reportRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Cricketer International

    West Indies and Windward Islands wicketkeeper-batsman Andre Fletcher has reportedly been arrested at the Douglas Charles airport in Dominica on possession of ammunition, Dominica News Online reported on Thursday. According to the news report Fletcher, 27, had been in Dominica practicing with the Windward Islands team and was leaving the country when he was arrested.

    Comment?

  4. South Africa offering unique safarisRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Vanguard

    Few countries can offer as much as South Africa when it comes to safari . From getting up close to lions and leopards on a luxury safari to tasting fine wines, whale watching and experiencing the stunning coastline of the Capes.

    Comment?

  5. Food Entrepreneurs Speak at TedXPeacePlaza; Explore South African Cuisine With a Top Chef AlumRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Eater

    TedXPeacePlaza is happening this Saturday, focusing on a theme of "growth, change, re-adapting or repurposing old solutions to new challenges." Two high-profile food entrepreneurs will speak at the live event, including Richie Nakano and Lisa Fetterman .

    Comment?

  6. Madala Kunene: Listen, while my guitar gently speaksRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian

    Madala Kunene, one of SA's most talented musicians, is reluctant to talk about himself - he prefers to let his six-string Takamine deliver the spiel. Madala Kunene emerges from the back of a large stage in the middle of a football field in Ulundi, KwaZulu-Natal.

    Comment?

  7. What's up, Comrades?Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian

    "The Comrades up run poses one of the toughest challenges in running anywhere in the world," writes Comrades Marathon coach Lindsey Parry in an article titled The good, the bad, the beautiful and the ugly of the Comrades up run , published in the event's 2015 souvenir magazine. "There are longer races and races with steeper climbs but there are very few that combine the distance and difficulty of this race.

    Comment?

  8. The teeny-weeny church worth a visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Iol.co.za

    How many times have you driven up and down to Durban, and passed a sign to a church at the top of Van Reenen's Pass and thought about popping in to have a look? And then thinking again: I'll do it next time? It has been called the smallest church in South Africa and trying to fit through the door proves it you can only get through one at a time. But, once inside, in the peace and quiet, sitting on one of only four pews, you start to read the history on the walls and the scripts planted around for your information.

    Comment?

  9. BDS veers into anti-SemitismRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Intermountain Jewish News

    ... in both cases and the inquisitorial students apologized. It could be worse. At a university in Durban, South Africa, one student government body called for the expulsion of all Jewish students on the chance they could be Zionists. On its face, the ...

    Comment?

  10. Task force hopes to unite all of TupeloRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Newms360.com

    Tupelo resident Rashni Barath's story of how and why she chose to call the All-America City home embodies the goal of the newly formed community outreach task force. Barath, who now works with Trustmark National Bank, was born in Durban, South Africa, and called Tupelo home for two years before moving to Canada.

    Comment?

  11. When does 'anti-Israel' become anti-Semitic on campus?Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    ... in both cases and the inquisitorial students apologized. It could be worse. At a university in Durban, South Africa, one student government body called for the expulsion of all Jewish students on the chance they could be Zionists. On its face, the ...

    Comment?

  12. Suspensions part of NFP power playRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    A "power play" is under way in the National Freedom Party in the absence of the party's president, Zanele kaMagwaza-Msibi. This was the argument of advocate Ruan van Rooyen who brought an urgent high court application against the party on behalf of nine members who are in the party's "top structure" on Wednesday.

    Comment?

  13. Woman jailed for raping nephew, 14Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    A 49-year-old woman from Phoenix in Durban was convicted and sentenced to an effective 18 years in prison for raping her 14-year-old nephew, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Thursday. Provincial police spokesperson Colonel Jay Naicker said: "Today the Verulam Magistrate's Court convicted and sentenced a 49-year-old Phoenix women to an effective eighteen years imprisonment for raping her nephew.

    Comment?

  14. Running for charityRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    When Bari Melker sets foot in KwaZulu-Natal this weekend, all that will be on her mind is the Comrades Marathon finish line. Picture by: Oupa Mokoena When Bari Melker sets foot in KwaZulu-Natal this weekend, all that will be on her mind is the Comrades Marathon finish line.

    Comment?

  15. Durban buckles under taxi pressureRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    The eThekwini Municipality has once again buckled under pressure from Durban taxi operators, releasing more than 40 impounded taxis - apparently without collecting any fines. The decision to release the vehicles prompted criticism from several councillors, with DA caucus leader Zwakele Mncwango saying taxi operators had held the city to ransom, "pointing a gun" at city leaders.

    Comment?

  16. South Africa: Dispute With Taxi Bosses Resolved - Ethekweni MayorRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    The municipality has backed down in the face of threats from the minibus taxi industry and agreed to release 44 taxis that were impounded by eThekwini metro police for failing to have valid permits. He said the city's leadership met with representatives from SA National Taxi Council, the KwaZulu-Natal Taxi Alliance, police, metro police and senior municipal officials.

    Comment?

  17. South Africa: City 'Backs Down' Over Durban Taxi ProtestsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    The eThekwini Municipality has apparently backed down in the face of threats from the minibus taxi industry and agreed to release an estimated 300 taxis that were impounded by eThekwini metro police for failing to have valid permits. While the details of the deal reached between the city and the taxi bosses is not yet known, News24 has confirmed from four separate sources, who have declined to be named, that the taxis will be released.

    Comment?

  18. Granny, 70, running her last ComradesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Grandmother of eight, Patsy Clemmans, 70, is the oldest female athlete who will join 22 365 other runners as they race to Pietermaritzburg. Grandmother-of-eight Patsy Clemmans, 70, is the oldest female athlete who will join 22 365 other runners as they race to The Oval in Pietermaritzburg on Sunday.

    Comment?

  19. Man stabbed in Durban CBD 'robbed shop'Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    The situation in the Durban city centre was calm on Thursday morning after an incident the previous day in which an unidentified man was stabbed to death whilst trying to rob a shop. KwaZulu-Natal police spokesperson Colonel Jay Naicker said: "The situation in Durban is very calm.

    Comment?

  20. Durban to host Mama of all eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    We couldn't be any happier that the MTV Africa Music Awards are back in South Africa and will be hosted in Durban on July 18. This will be the second time that we get to host the prestigious showcase and here's hoping that things go much smoother this time around. The City of Durban has obviously stepped up its game when it comes to big events such as this and thanks to its proximity to the Indian Ocean and the palm trees that go along with it, the vibe there is nothing short of party central.

    Comment?